Storm clean up: the old willow

I'd posted a video I took after this job was done, previously. I am honestly surprised more of this tree did not come down in the storm. I hope it survives many more storms, because it's such a beautiful old tree! The first thing I had to do was assess the fallen branch more closely. … Continue reading Storm clean up: the old willow

Clean up; west fence line, moving north

It's been a much cooler day today, so I took advantage of it and continued working along our west fence line. In all, the before and after photos below represent about 2 1/2 hours work.  This includes pausing to take some video, and also pausing to drag away the branches and tree trunks I took … Continue reading Clean up; west fence line, moving north

Front Yard Clean Up – the shrine

Cleaning up the south yard, I finally got around to working on my mother's little shrine area. Here are some before pictures. That statue of Mary has been featured in a few different places in the yard, if I remember correctly. I don't know what the pedestal was for. The little structure to the right … Continue reading Front Yard Clean Up – the shrine

Fire Pit Area Cleanup; between buildings

I went back to cleaning up the West yard, by the fire pit area, today, focusing on the area between the other house and the log cabin that's slowly disintegrating. Photo heavy post ahead! 😀 The girls finished clearing away the last wood pile from when I cleaned up in the East end of the … Continue reading Fire Pit Area Cleanup; between buildings